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Surgery For Osgood Schlatter Disease
I am now 41 years old, Osgood Schlatter's since I was 12. Each knee huge bump that aches daily and sensitive. Surgery? Post op expectations?
The tibial tubercle-: -is not symptomatic after growth. C an orthopedist & have images & xam. Could have a free fragment in the tendon. This can B symptomatic & can B excised. A tendon splitting incision is used & the fragment removed. Healing is fast & the integrity of the tendon is not compromised. ...Read more
Osgood-schlatter is a condition involving a portion of the tibial growth plate at the insertion of the patellar tendon. It is associated with tight quadriceps (especially the rectus femoris). There can be a painful fragmentation that occurs at this area. The best treatment is stretching, nsaids and rice. It resolves when ...Read more
Maybe: quite rare. usually pts grow out of it by the time they finish growing. sometimes PT or antiinflammatories or rest. Rare for surgery ...Read more
Pad, rest, or excise: When nonoperative treatment fails, surgery is an option to go in and excise the bony fragment fom the tibial tubercle. Easily performed arthroscopically as well. ...Read more
There is no cure for: It a self limiting when the patient reach bone maturity the disease will stop, but the in course of the disease it cause some pain usually we recommend medications and splint to help the patient, also when the childe reach bone maturity he may need shaving of the pump in front the knee if bother him (surgery). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I think I may have Osgood Schlatter Disease based on the lump near the bottom of my knee, only hurts to run/jump. Also does OSD cause growth spurts?
OSD: OSD typically causes nothing much more than pain with activity and pain with kneeling on knees. You can always pre-treat your exercise sessions with an NSAID (like ibuprofen or naproxen), and ice the areas afterwards for relief. In rare instances, the condition could get bad enough to warrant orthopedic surgery, but that isn't the usual course. OSD doesn't affect growth at all. ...Read more
Hi, I am 20 y/o , I have osgood schlatter disease and the doctor advised me to make an operation, should I or not...? And when is the bone maturity?
Get a second opinion: You should have already had skeletal maturity in your late teens. It is extremely rare to do surgery. Unless you have had trauma in the area i would not recommend surgery- need more information. ...Read more
Manage Pain, stretch: The most common treatments for osgood-schlatters include rest/ activity modification, ice, compression, anti-inflammatories, massage and therapeutic stretching that focuses on the muscles of the upper leg (hamstrings & quads). Individuals with osgood schlatter may partipate in activity to limits of pain tolerance without concern. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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